Stevens holds open house for new Washington, D.C. location

Open house will showcase the university’s location within the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center

9/20/2010

HOBOKEN, N.J. - Stevens Institute of Technology will hold an open house on April 15 to showcase its new Washington, D.C. location within the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center.

Stevens is regularly ranked by US News and World Report among America’s top 100 colleges and universities. In addition, the Department of Homeland Security has selected Stevens as a National Center of Excellence in the area of Port Security, resulting in the creation of the National Center for Secure and Resilient Maritime Commerce. Stevens has also been recognized as a National Security Center of Excellence by the National Security Agency in the area of Information Assurance.

In response to these recognitions and requests Stevens has received from research & development corporations, the Washington, D.C. location will offer high-demand programming in specialties such as systems engineering, project management, space systems engineering, systems engineering security, software engineering, systems-centric software engineering, applied project management and maritime security.

The open house will profile Stevens’ Washington, D.C. graduate programs and feature comments and panels by key faculty members such as Ralph Giffin, Stevens Associate Provost of Graduate Programs; Dinesh Verma, the Dean of the Stevens School of Systems and Enterprises and the Executive Director of Stevens Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC); Rick Roscitt, Member, Stevens Board of Trustees; and distinguished guests such as the Honorable Michael Wynne, 21 st Secretary of the Air Force. Additional open house panels include:

- 75 Years of Maritime Systems Research and Education – Davidson Laboratory at Stevens - Dr. Michael Bruno, Dean, School of Engineering and Science

- Can social networks be anti-social? The appropriation of peer production networks for unintended uses – Dr. Jeff Nickerson, Associate Professor

- Infection-Resisting Orthopedic Biomaterials to Promote Military and Civilian Healing after Injury – Dr. Matthew R. Libera, Professor

For more information visitwww.stevens.edu/dc or contact Mary Doherty, Executive Director of Washington, D.C. Operations (mary.doherty@stevens.edu; 202-567-6380).

About Stevens Institute of Technology

Founded in 1870 and celebrating 140 Years of Innovation, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University, is one of the leading technological universities in the world dedicated to learning and research. Through its broad-based curricula, nurturing of creative inventiveness, and cross disciplinary research, the Institute is at the forefront of global challenges in engineering, science, and technology management. Partnerships and collaboration between, and among, business, industry, government and other universities contribute to the enriched environment of the Institute. A new model for technology commercialization in academe, known as Technogenesis®, involves external partners in launching business enterprises to create broad opportunities and shared value.

Stevens offers baccalaureates, master’s and doctoral degrees in engineering, science, computer science and management, in addition to a baccalaureate degree in the humanities and liberal arts, and in business and technology. The university has a total enrollment of 2,234 undergraduate and 3,700 graduate students with more than 400 faculty. Stevens’ graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America. Additional information may be obtained from its web page at www.stevens.edu.

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